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Cottage within the magical gardens of Flaxmere

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Swimmimg Pool
Living room
Kitchen

Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

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Paul M.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Absolutely must stay experience surrounded by vege...
Absolutely must stay experience surrounded by vegetation which has been carefully selected to choreograph the landscape and surrounding environment. Thank you Penny I thought I new a little about about plant biology/environmental biology but you have married everything well just an absolute delight from someone who has qualifications in biology but has spent most of his working carrier in medical science. A special thank you from myself and my wife for looking after us.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Marion T.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Exceptionally interesting and comfortable stay: a ...
Exceptionally interesting and comfortable stay: a charming hostess, a superb country garden, a book and an exhibition about Flaxmere which gave us the background, a supply of logs and a wood fire which kept us cosy during a cold snap and 2 friendly dogs. We look forward to our next visit.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Paul S.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
The cottage is a great little place on an absolute...
The cottage is a great little place on an absolutely beautiful property. Would highly recommend a stay.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

emily l.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Looking forward to staying again one day so I can ...
Looking forward to staying again one day so I can spend more time in Penny’s magnificent garden 😍
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

James P.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
We stayed for a birthday weekend, and it was more ...
We stayed for a birthday weekend, and it was more than I had hoped. The home and garden combine to create a feeling of calming beauty and relaxation that other accommodations simply can't offer. The endless sound of birdsong during the day and frogs at night help the mind escape. Decades of hard work are evident in an absolutely stunning retreat. Penny herself was an added bonus, a kind and down-to-earth soul. Thank you for sharing your space for a great weekend.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Matthew C.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Is it the birdsong, the frogs softly chirruping, t...
Is it the birdsong, the frogs softly chirruping, the sussurating leaves, the scent of a hundred roses, the green-limned sightlines to the foothills of the alps, or the meandering paths between the garden's many rooms? Whatever it is, something irrefusable at Flaxmere eased away our urban stress in seconds. Recommended as a base for a weekend exploring the upper Hurunui and learning some great gardening from an expert and her land.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

frederik c.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
We had a fantastic stay, among this beautiful gard...
We had a fantastic stay, among this beautiful garden and place. Penny and her family have created a wonderful garden and environment, and she is a lovely host. Thank you Penny :-)
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Brett N.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
You can't get a place that's feels more away from ...
You can't get a place that's feels more away from it all. Just the birds and the breeze.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

LJ R.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
The gardens were amazing and the weather was brill...
The gardens were amazing and the weather was brilliant. My friends and i really enjoyed the peacefulness, cozy fire and swimming poo. We will definitely be back
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Sarita M.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Lovely wee cottage within such a beautiful setting...
Lovely wee cottage within such a beautiful setting. Comfortable with everything we needed for a weekend away.
Written 24 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Indoor amenities
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Things to do
  • Skiing available
Bathroom and laundry
  • Towels provided
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Entertainment
  • Television
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Nearby
  • Horse riding facilities

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Map
Getting there
Christchurch Intl Airport
70.4 km
Attractions
Flaxmere Garden
0 kmGardens
Activities nearby
Horse riding facilitiesSkiing available

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy

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